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On curves on formal groups


Authors: Robert A. Morris and Bodo Pareigis
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 233 (1977), 309-319
MSC: Primary 14L05
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1977-0498613-6
MathSciNet review: 0498613
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Abstract: The structure of the group of curves on a formal group is determined when the formal group is on a truncated power series algebra over a commutative ring. The resulting curve functor is faithful but not full. Applications to the Lie algebra of the formal group are given.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1977-0498613-6
Keywords: Formal groups, Dieudonné theory, Hopf algebras, divided powers
Article copyright: © Copyright 1977 American Mathematical Society

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